What's with all the blind Muslim clerics?

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Jan. 20 2006 7:30 PM

What's With All the Blind Clerics?

Vision and the Muslim world.

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Correction, Jan. 24, 2006: This piece originally said that Turks refer to a blind man as a hafiz—meaning one who has completely memorized the Quran—whether or not he has earned the title. This practice is not widespread.(Return to corrected paragraph.)

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